Promotions Create New Efficiencies, Enhance Quality for Noridian Customers
FARGO, N.D., (June 7, 2022) – Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian), a leader in developing solutions for federal, state and commercial health care programs, recently promoted two employees to leadership positions. Becky Kuznia was promoted to vice president of provider audit, reimbursement, and recoupment for Noridian’s Jurisdiction A, D, E, and F Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) contracts. Tina Breiland is key personnel and director of project management for the Jurisdiction D MAC. Kuznia and Breiland both have experience leading employees to implement strategic processes that increase efficiencies and result in the highest-quality work for the company’s Medicare customers.
“We prioritize internal talent development because the value seasoned employees bring to our customers is undeniable, as evident by Tina and Becky’s wealth of knowledge and effective leadership,” shares Paul O’Donnell, senior vice president of government contracts at Noridian. “Promoting them to Noridian’s leadership team will benefit our customers both now and in the future due to their extensive knowledge of Medicare as well as strategy and financial management acumen.”
Noridian’s commitment to its employees’ professional development is evident through the company’s talent development program. Resources include education assistance, leadership courses, a mentoring shadowing program, interview and resume tips, and more.
As VP, Kuznia leads provider audit, reimbursement, cost report appeals and reopenings, and recoupment activities to ensure accurate processing of Medicare trust fund dollars for the contracts Noridian administers. In addition, she will develop the department’s operational strategy to align with Noridian’s goals. With over 20 years of experience working on government contracts, Kuznia’s vast expertise has resulted in process efficiencies and cost savings for customers. She joined Noridian in 2000 as an appeals examiner and was previously the key personnel and director of project management for the Jurisdiction D MAC. A graduate of the University of Mary, Bismarck, Kuznia has a bachelor’s degree in business management. She is based in Fargo.
With 13 years of experience in health insurance operations, Breiland oversees operations for the Jurisdiction D MAC as director. She also develops budgets, relationships, strategies, quality programs and identifies expansion opportunities within the contract’s statement of work and organizational goals. Starting at Noridian in 2014 as an internal auditor, Breiland was previously the internal audit manager. A graduate of the University of North Dakota, she has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is a certified fraud examiner. Breiland executes her role from Noridian’s headquarters in Fargo.
Learn more about Noridian’s full suite of administrative services and open positions at Noridian.com.
About Noridian Healthcare Solutions
Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian) develops solutions for federal, state and commercial health care programs through a full suite of innovative offerings, including claims processing, medical review, and contact center and provider administrative services. Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, with staff located throughout the nation, Noridian administrates people-first services across all 50 U.S. states. Leveraging its decades of experience, the Noridian team designs and implements customizable, high-quality solutions to eliminate common health care barriers, enabling access to care. For more information, visit www.noridian.com.
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